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Welcome to Blountville ...

Blountville is located in Sullivan County<1> and is the County Seat for Sullivan County.

The location of Blountville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Blountville had a population of 3,074 people.<3> (see below for details).

Blountville was established in 1792.

Blountville is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Blountville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Blountville: (423)

Communities Also Named Blountville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Blountville - they are located in Mississippi and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blountville.

Communities near Blountville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blountville.

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Blountville
    • Estimated population for 2018: 66,778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City
  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsport
    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Blountville
    • Estimated population for 2018: 54,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Blountville
    • Estimated population for 2014: 48,655 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Blountville
    • Estimated population for 2018: 26,881 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
      • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Blountville
      • Estimated population for 2014: 21,317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
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      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Blountville
      • Estimated population for 2018: 13,497 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton
    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Blountville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
      • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Blountville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
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      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Blountville
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,439 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough
    • Mount Carmel [Hawkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
      • Mount Carmel [Hawkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Blountville
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blountville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blountville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blountville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blountville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blountville. See our Newspapers Page for Blountville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blountville ...

Looking for more information about Blountville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blountville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blountville.

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About Sullivan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blountville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blountville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blountville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blountville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blountville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blountville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blountville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5332, Longitude: -82.3268       In this case, the coordinates for Blountville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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